Human Development &

Social Services

• Increase the number of magistrates assigned to the Family Court
• Improve Child Protection Services
• Reform the Juvenile Justice System
• Strengthen the programme that provides for the special care and protection of senior citizens through the government-funded “care-givers” program
• Extend maternity leave from the current three months to six months
• Restructure and redesign the programmes at the homes for juveniles in need of protective care
• Undertake all necessary measures to reduce the cost of living to ensure all residents are able to achieve and maintain a decent and comfortable standard of living
• Pursue a comprehensive programme of poverty reduction, alleviation, and eradication
• Strengthen social safety nets
• Protection of the vulnerable